Bible: Matthew 25:24-30

25:24 Then the one who had received the one talent came and said, ‘Sir, I knew that you were a hard man, harvesting where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed, 25:25 so 1  I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.’ 25:26 But his master answered, 2 Evil and lazy slave! So you knew that I harvest where I didn’t sow and gather where I didn’t scatter? 25:27 Then you should have deposited my money with the bankers, 3  and on my return I would have received my money back with interest! 4  25:28 Therefore take the talent from him and give it to the one who has ten. 5  25:29 For the one who has will be given more, 6  and he will have more than enough. But the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. 7  25:30 And throw that worthless slave into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

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